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Dexter are a fantastic rock & pop band who are available exclusively from Alive Network! With both male & female vocals, they play music that's ideal for dancing, ranging from The Beatles, Adele, The Killers, Maroon 5, The Clash & more!
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60s
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
Dancing In The Streets - Martha Reeves And The Vandellas
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tams
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Do You Love Me - Brian Poole and The Tremoloes
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tams

70s
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Everybody Dance - Chic
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile) - Steve Harley
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Hard to Handle by Black Crowes/The Commitments/Otis Redding
Superstition- Stevie Wonder
Does Your Mother Know- Abba
Should I Stay Or Should I Go- The Clash
You're The One That I Want- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
Dancing Queen - Abba
Good Times - Chic
Lovely Day - Bill Withers

80s
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis
The Lovecats - The Cure
Town Called Malice – The Jam
New Sensation – INXS
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Livin On A Prayer- Bon Jovi
I Wanna Dance With Somebody- Whitney Houston
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Easy Lover - Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey
Into The Groove - Madonna
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
I've Had The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
Jump - Van Halen
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Simple Minds

90s
You Do Something To Me - Pul Weller
Always There - Incognito
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Angels – Robbie Williams
Place Your Hands – Reef
Rocks – Primal Scream
Unbelievable – EMF
You And Me Song – The Wannadies
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
Relight my Fire - Take That
When Your Gone- Bryan Adams and Mel C
Kids- Robbie Williams and Kylie
Chains- Tina Arena
Disco 2000- Pulp
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Songbird - Oasis
Good Riddance - Green Day

00s - Present Day
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Sing- Ed Sheeran
Thousand Years - Christina Perrie
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
I Will Never Let you down - Rita Ora
Wake Me Up - Avicci
You Got The Love - Florence & The Machine
Love Me Again - John Newman
Treasure - Bruno Mars
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Are You Ready For Love - Elton John
Something Just Like This - The Chainamokers & Coldplay
Princess Of China - Coldplay
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
She Said- Plan B
Vertigo – U2
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Dani California – Red Hot Chili Peppers
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Yellow – Coldplay
Moves Like Jagger- Maroon 5
Bohemian Like You – Dandy Warhols
Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics
Firework- Katy Perry
Dakota – Stereophonics
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Last Nite – The Strokes
Mr Brightside by The Killers
Sex on Fire - King's of Leon
Rule The World- Take That
Valerie- Amy Winehouse
Domino- Jessie J
Rolling In The Deep- Adele
Call Me Maybe- Carly Rae Jepson
Suddenly I See- KT Tunstall
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
For Lovers- Wolfman ft. Pete Doherty
Patience - Take That
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Happy- Pharrell
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
Just a day - Feeder
Peggy Sang The Blues - Frank Turner

Acoustic Set List
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
Human - Rag 'n' Bone Man
Chained To The Rhythm - Katy Perry
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
At Last - Etta James
A Sky Full Of Stars - Gloria Jessica
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Sprinfield
Stitches - Shawn Mendes
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
Greatest Day - Take That
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
Hello - Adele
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Price Tag - Jessie J
California Dreamin - The Mamas & The Papas
Black Horse And The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Titanium - David Guetta
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Step Inside Love - Cilla Black
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
Valerie - The Zutons/Amy Winehouse
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
Ironic - Alanis Morrisette
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
I Will Never Let You Down - Rita Ora
Wonderwall - Oasis
Domino - Jessie J
Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Suddenly I See - KT Tunstall
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Songbird- Eva Cassidy

Suggested First Dance Songs
All Of Me - John Legend
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
You're Still The One - Shania Twain
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
Wings - Birdy
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
The One - Kodaline
Hysteric - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Baby I'm yours - Arctic Monkeys
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Better Together - Jack Johnson
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
You're Beautiful - James Blunt
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
For Lovers- Wolfman ft. Pete Doherty
L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland
Thousand Years - Christina Perrie
Thinking Out Loud- Ed Sheeran
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Everything - Michael Buble
Tenerife Sea- Ed Sheeran
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tams
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating

Halloween Playlist
Thriller- Michael Jackson
Abracadabra- Steve Miller
The Time Warp- Rocky Horror Show
Monster- The Automatic
Highway To Hell- AC/DC
Superstition- Stevie Wonder

James Bond Playlist
James Bond Theme Tune
You Know My Name - Chris Cornell (Casino Royale)
Diamonds Are Forever - Shirely Bassey

  • Music ranges from Rock classics to Boyband chart-toppers making them great for Pop-lovers and Rockers alike!
  • With fantastic male & female vocals and friendly band members
  • Keyboard player with sequenced backing for a huge sound!
  • Appeared on the same line up as Jools Holland, Cataonia, The Honeyz and Coolio!
  • Previous clients include Blenheim Palace, Staffordshire University, Deutsche Bank, Leeds United FC and more!
  • Willing to tailor setlist for no extra charge!
  • Free DJ Service if booked within 7 days of enquiry!
  • Acoustic duo available for performances prior to the full band set!

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

5 piece band: Male Lead Vocals; Female Lead Vocals, Guitar; Bass and Drums (also keyboards on sequencers)

Budget-Busting Deal
Book Dexter within 7 days & receive a FREE professional DJ service worth £180!

Highlights
* Professional and dedicated band
* Great selection of music across a variety of styles
* Music ranges from Rock classics to Boyband chart-toppers making them great for Pop-lovers and Rockers alike!
* With fantastic male & female vocals and friendly band members
* Keyboard player with sequenced backing for a huge sound!
* Willing to tailor setlist for no extra charge
* Fully self-contained DJ service available with additional lighting effects
* Best Rates in the Midlands

You are looking for a band that's "a bit different" to play at your event - it's an important decision!

You want your band to be entertaining but you also need to know that they will be reliable professional and courteous. They should add real value to your event - not just turn up and play!

Look no further than DEXTER. Established in 1997 in the Midlands and with an awesome reputation for giving the crowd exactly what they want Dexter has continually been the choice of event planners around the UK.

With a powerful repertoire Dexter has entertained audiences at venues from marquee weddings and stately homes to thousands of people at open-air concert venues. They are equally at home providing the live entertainment for a wedding or birthday party as they are playing for major corporations or university balls.

The five members of Dexter have many years of live performance under their belts. Members of the band have performed in venues such as the London Palladium and the Marquee Club in London and all members have numerous recording credits to their name. Dexter has also shared the bill with artists including Jools Holland and his Orchestra Catatonia the Honeyz and Coolio.

The set contains rock and pop classics from the 60s to the present day packed with guaranteed floor fillers and sing-along favourites. Material has been carefully selected to provide not just the best in more 'established' songs by acts such as Robbie Williams and ABBA but also more energetic tunes from the likes of Plan B and the Killers.

Whatever the song, the attention to detail is outstanding. Multi-part guitar and vocal arrangements, as well as state-of-the-art equipment, bring the set to life in a way few other bands can match.

Your event
If the event requires an element of tailored entertainment, the band is happy to offer a personalised service for a negotiable fee. With advance notice, individual songs that are special to the event or audience can be performed . This works particularly well with weddings (that 'special' song for the Bride and Groom) or companies that have a particular 'anthem' as their team song!

As a chargeable option, Dexter offer a fully self-contained DJ package using state-of-the-art software and extra lighting effects. The band members man this themselves and are able to offer the same professional service as a DJ that would cost considerably more.

Like the 80's?
Dexter can also perform as the ultimate tribute to the 1980's. If you want to have your event transported back to the 80’s with smash hits from Soft Cell, Madonna, Duran Duran & authentic 80’s clothing and costumes, visit Alive & Kicking's profile now for more information!

What about the swinging 60's?
Dexter can also bring to life, the sounds & memories from the wonderful 60's. If you want authentic 60's instruments & costumes, with classic tracks from The Supremes, The Beatles & more; visit So 60's profile now for more information!

So who trusts Dexter with helping to make sure that their event is memorable?

Previous clients include:

* General Electric
* Deutsche Bank
* Prodrive Motor Sport
* Leeds United Football
* Staffordshire University
* The Labour Party
* Manchester University
* University of Kent
* The Belfry
* Middleton Hall, Warwickshire
* Moat House Hotels
* Astra Zeneca
* Blenheim Palace

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Dexter from Alive Network

  • Acoustic Duo Add £262

    1 x 60 minutes acoustic duo set with female vocals and acoustic guitar (including an early arrival of 3pm)

  • For performances after midnight Add £90

    Add per hour

  • To learn a new song Add £78

    Add per song

  • DJ to play between sets Add £180
  • *SPECIAL OFFER* Book Dexter within 7 days of enquiring and receive their FREE DJ Service. Free

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Dexter from Alive Network

  • 2 x 50 minutes
  • 3 x 50 minutes Add £120